Name of victim released in Boyd County crash

4-25-13 Update:

CATLETTSBURG, Ky. (WYMT/WSAZ) - A 33-year-old man from Catlettsburg was killed in a single-vehicle crash in the 14000-block of Big Run Trace Rd. in Catlettsburg Tuesday night.

The Boyd County Sheriff's Office says John D. Jacobs died when the van he was driving left the road and rolled over an embankment. Investigators say Jacobs was ejected in the crash that happened just after 9:30 p.m. He died at the scene.

A 10-year-old girl who was a passenger in the van was taken to the hospital with minor injuries. Investigators say she was wearing a seatbelt.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

Original story 4-24-13:

CATLETTSBURG, Ky. (WYMT/WSAZ) - A man is dead after a rollover crash on Big Run Trace Rd. in Cattlettsburg.

Officers with the Boyd County Sheriff's Department say 33-year-old John D. Jacobs was killed when the van he was driving left the roadway and rolled over an embankment.

A 10-year-old girl who was a passenger in the van was taken to the hospital with minor injuries and released.

It happened about 9:30 p.m. Tuesday. The cause of the crash remains under investigation.


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